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Oscars academy sets out new diversity standards for best picture contenders

Criticism of the film academy intensified in 2016 with the social media hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, a backlash against two consecutive years of an all-white field of acting contenders.

In this file photo taken on 24 February, 2016 Oscar statuettes are seen as workers make preparations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center, Hollywood, California.

'Cocoon' actor Wilford Brimley dies aged 85

Utah-born Brimley found his way into the film industry through stunt work around horse riding, before taking on successively larger roles in his 40s and 50s which brought him fame playing sometimes ...

'Cocoon' actor Wilford Brimley dies aged 85

‘Gone With The Wind’ actress Olivia de Havilland dies at 104

Hollywood actress Olivia de Havilland is no more. The two-time Oscar winner died peacefully in her sleep. She was 104 and she died of natural causes at home in Paris where she had been residing for ...

Hollywood actress Olivia de Havilland

Oscars 2021 postponed to 25 April

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its decision to postpone next year’s Oscars ceremony by two months. Oscars 2021 will be held on 25 April, owing to the disruption in ...

An Oscars statue is displayed on the red carpet area on the eve of the 92nd Oscars ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on 8 February 2020.

Oscars 2021 might get delayed

With lack of releases amid the coronavirus pandemic, there are plans to postpone the Academy Awards ceremony next year by four months, for the first time in 93 years.

Oscars 2021 might get delayed

Streamed films will be eligible for Oscars for first time in 2021

The organisers of the Oscars said on Tuesday that films released only on streaming platforms would be eligible for Academy Awards next year because of the disruptions to the industry caused by the ...

Han Jin Won and Bong Joon Ho pose with the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for "Parasite" in the photo room at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US, 9 February 2020.

Trump scoffs at 'Parasite's' Oscar win

President Donald Trump on Thursday scorned the best picture Oscar for South Korean film "Parasite," asking how a foreign movie could get the honour."How bad was the Academy Awards this year?" Trump ...

Trump scoffs at 'Parasite's' Oscar win

Tamil film producer to sue makers of Oscar-winning Parasite

Tamil producer PL Thenappan, who holds the rights of the 1999 Vijay-starrer "Minsara Kanna", has declared he will sue the makers of "Parasite", the Korean film that won big at the recent Oscars on ...

Tamil film producer to sue makers of Oscar-winning Parasite

The real-life sights of South Korea's Oscar-winning "Parasite"

From the houses to the noodles, South Korea's Oscar winning movie "Parasite" tells its story of a suffocating class struggle through the sights and smells of Seoul."Parasite" made history as the ...

The real-life sights of South Korea's Oscar-winning "Parasite"

Oscar-winning director McQueen returns to art with Tate show

Oscar-winning British director Steve McQueen is returning to his art roots with a series of short films at London's Tate Modern art gallery, offering a sensory exploration of black identity.McQueen, ...

Oscar-winning director McQueen returns to art with Tate show
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